The Bothy at Ben Damph
A smart Bothy situated in a superb position overlooking Loch Torridon with wonderful views over to the Torridon mountains and Alligin. The Bothy is beside the track leading down to the Log House, not far from the Balgy river and just a stride down to the shore of Loch Torridon.
It has been lovingly restored by skilled Yorkshire Stone Masons and an expert timber framer in conjunction with local craftsmen/builders.
There are two rooms, each with 2 beds which can be placed together to make a double. Each room has a woodburning stove, a table, chairs and a blanket box. All the furniture (including the beds) has been beautifully made, in our own wood, by a local cabinet maker.
The rooms are connected by a ‘sitooterie’ (a scottish colloquial term for a place to ‘sit out’ in!) /entrance/porch. This room has glorious views over Upper Loch Torridon to Ben Alligin. Here there is a table, chairs, 2 slated top cupboards and 2 butane gas rings to boil a kettle for a cup of tea, heat up some beans or boil an egg! Drinking water is provided in a container. Belfast kitchen sink with cold running water.
Firewood to fuel the woodburning stoves is provided and can be taken from the dry wood shed. There are two wood sheds to the west of the Bothy. One with drier wood and one with drying wood which are drawn from alternatively giving a plentiful supply.
Linen & bedding, if required, is extra, please see price in extras on booking schedule. A single or double bedding pack comprises of a duvet with cover, bottom sheet, pillow case and towel. Otherwise please bring your own sleeping bag and pillow case. Pillows are provided.
The Bothy is equipped with tea towels, washing up cloths and a kitchen towel. There is a bowl for washing up.
There is a gas powered hot shower in an add-on room attached to the Bothy.
The Room with a Superb View!
The long-drop privy/dry composting loo is situated 30 metres from the east door. Equipped with visitors book and diverse reading matter - a perfect place for contemplation! Outside is a rain butt and basin for hand washing.
Charges are per person, per night and are on a sliding scale depending on the number of people and number of nights. Maximum people allowed are 4. Exclusive use for one person is the most expensive price and 4 people for a week the most economical.
Facilities at The Bothy
- Cold running water from the hill in the kitchen (drinking water provided)
- Gas powered hot shower
- Two rooms with two beds each - can be double or single
- Wood burning stove in each room
- Outside long drop privy